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Macromedia adding to Studio MX suite

Macromedia on Monday will add to its Studio MX Suite its Contribute tool for adding content to Web sites and a new version of the Freehand design tool.

IBM unveils Xperanto data integration technology

IBM Corp. on Tuesday will unveil beta releases of the first two products from its Xperanto federated data integration project, DB2 Information Integrator and DB2 Information Integrator for Content.

Borland to offer IDE for Microsoft's .Net

Borland Software Corp. is getting ready to go up against Microsoft Corp.'s Visual Studio .Net with an IDE (integrated development environment) for the Microsoft .Net Framework.

Borland to offer IDE for Microsoft's .Net

Borland Software Corp. is getting ready to go up against Microsoft Corp.'s Visual Studio .Net with an IDE (integrated development environment) for the Microsoft .Net Framework.

Data Junction offers enhanced integration platform

Data Junction Inc. on Monday is announcing availability of Integration Architect and enhanced Integration Engines, with the goal of offering a single data integration platform for projects of all sizes.

BEA pursues entry-level Java developers market

BEA Systems Inc. on Tuesday will pursue departmental developers with a price reduction on its WebLogic Express application server, intended for basic Web site development, and the launch of WebLogic Server, Workgroup Edition, a more full-featured application server that is limited to use by 20 developers.

VMware spruces up virtual machine

VMware Inc. on Monday plans to announce general availability of GSX Server 2.5, the latest release of the company's virtual machine software for running multiple operating systems concurrently on the same piece of hardware.

OMG to adopt CORBA to WSDL spec

The Object Management Group Inc. this week plans to adopt the CORBA to WSDL-SOAP Interworking specification at a conference meeting.

Sun, MS officials face off in Java vs. .Net debate

Officials from Microsoft Corp. and Sun Microsystems Inc. debated the merits of their companies' respective Web services development platforms Wednesday, with a Microsoft executive taking a more combative stance than his Sun counterpart in pitting .Net against Java.

Sun, MS officials face off in Java vs. .Net debate

Officials from Microsoft Corp. and Sun Microsystems Inc. debated the merits of their companies' respective Web services development platforms Wednesday, with a Microsoft executive taking a more combative stance than his Sun counterpart in pitting .Net against Java.

Linux boost expected for Trusted Computing scheme

Linux-based APIs are on the roadmap of various vendors in support of the Trusted Computing Platform Alliance's (TCPA'S) security initiative, an Infineon Technologies AG official said at the Platform Conference on Tuesday.

Optical chip interconnect specification weighed

Optical technology is being eyed as a way to boost communications between chips in multiprocessor systems and will be the subject of a proposed specification to be submitted to a standards consortium later this year, an official of Primarion Corp. said at the Platform Conference here on Tuesday.

Sun envisions shift to network paradigm

Sun Microsystems officials Monday, during a presentation at company offices, have again hailed the company's N1 computing plan as a unifying technology for linking multiple computing systems and presenting them as a single, virtualized entity. But the officials did not provide specific product details pertaining to N1.

Sun to endorse third-party UML modeling tool

Sun Microsystems Inc. on Monday announced the integration of its IDE with Describe for Sun ONE Studio, a UML (Unified Modeling Language) modeling tool from Embarcadero Technologies Inc.

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